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SCHOOL CLOSURES EMERALD and GRACEMERE Thursday 29 November

28 November 2018

In light of the catastrophic weather events being experienced across large parts of Central Queensland, the following schools will remain closed tomorrow, Thursday 29 November 2018.

Marist College Emerald; St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Emerald; St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School, Emerald; St Brigid’s Catholic Kindergarten Emerald; St Paul’s Catholic Primary School Gracemere.

This action is being taken on the advice of the State Disaster Management Group and is precautionary in nature and to ensure that we are minimising movement around our region.

IWe ask you and your families to take extreme care during this period and act in a manner that protects personal safety.  Please continue to listen to ABC radio for updates and to check the Bureau of Meteorology website for weather information. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services social media is also a very useful reference in these times.

We will update you further in due course.

We ask that we hold all impacted by these catastrophic weather events in our thoughts and prayers.  We also hold in our prayers the Emergency Services personnel and the volunteers assisting them from the Rural Fire Brigade and all working in the interests of community safety.

Thank you for your understanding and assistance as we seek to prioritise community safety.